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Chicago Blackhawks Morning Links- Duck, Duck,…….

By Keith Schultz
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Good morning Chicago Blackhawks fans, As we wait for the Eastern Conference to finish up it’s play, we are stuck waiting for the Western Conference Finals schedule to be released and knowing when the Chicago Blackhawks will visit the Honda Center and the Anaheim Ducks for Game #1.

According to reporters in Anaheim the Honda Center is booked on Saturday so a Friday-Sunday or Sunday-Tuesday matchup makes the most sense to open up the series.  It should be a fast exciting series with teams that are a combined 16-3 in the first two rounds so something has to give among other things than just wins and losses.

This will probably be the last go around for all of the Chicago Blackhawks core so let’s take a deep breath and enjoy the ride and the breather before the games are being played back on the ice.

Here are some morning links to kick off your Tuesday morning.

While preparing for the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday one thing has become the theme, practice makes perfect (Blackhawks)

The quality of depth on the Anaheim Ducks roster could make them a very tough out in the Western Conference Finals (Bleacher Report)

David Rundblad’s on the pond and the Hawks in 6 games (Hockey Buzz)

The Chicago Blackhawks face their toughest opponent to date when they take on the Anaheim Ducks in the Western Conference Finals (CSN)

David Rundblad is prepared to replace Michal Rozsival and make is Stanley Cup Playoffs debut (ESPN Chicag0)

Kimmo Timonen is ready when called upon for more work with the absence of Michal Rozsival (Sun-Times)

More from Blackhawks News

How did Nashville Predators grade Paul Gaustad’s season in Smashville (Predlines)

They didn’t show up for most of the Chicago Blackhawks series, but here are the Minnesota Wild Three Stars of the Season (Gone Puck Wild)

Why the St. Louis Blues should re-sign Unrestricted Free Agent Barrett Jackman this offseason (St Louis Gametime)

Dallas Stars Jyrki Jakipakka developed in 2015, but the Stars need more to become better in 2016 (Defending Big D)

The NHLPA is concerned (and rightfully so) about the lack of scoring this season and especially in the Stanley Cup Playoffs (Pro Hockey Talk)

The Mike Babcock adventure begins, and about half of the NHL wants him as their coach next season (Sporting News)

Were the Calgary Flames a fluke this season or a team on the rise ( Puck Daddy)

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